Life isn’t simple. But the beauty of it is, you can always start over. It’ll get easier.
– Alacia Bessette
There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.
– Alfred Korzybski
The world is a beautiful place to be born into if you don’t mind some people dying all the time or maybe only starving some of the time which isn’t half so bad if it isn’t you.
– Laurence Ferlinghetti
The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.
You’re alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act.
– Barbara Hall
Life is the only art that we are required to practise without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for the training of a mere beginner.
– Lewis Mumford
Man is born to live, not to prepare for living.
– Boris Pasternak
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
– Brendan Gill
Living can be difficult, but as far as I can tell, the alternative doesn’t look like a walk in the park either.
– Paul Baxter
After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box.
– Italian proverb
Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
– Christopher Morley
You don’t have to live your life so that your life is suitable for small talk. Life can be lived in ways that circumnavigate a myriad of colors and landscapes.
– Cherie Ve Ard
In matters of self-control as we shall see again and again, speed kills. But a little friction really can save lives.
– Daniel Akst